The Trench Reynolds Crime Report

Crime News That Matters

21-year-old Jared W. Baratka of Plymouth, Minnesota, had been previously convicted of stalking a teenage girl. He was sentenced to 90 days jail and 36 months probation, but the jail time was suspended, because letting stalkers run around free is such a good idea. After being picked up for one of his many alleged probation …

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As I’ve said before, even with Backpage’s sham of a self-imposed exile, there’s still a backlog of crimes to discuss. This is one of them. 30-year-old Dustin Jeffery Arthur Heichert and 32-year-old Adam James Krimpelbein, both of Hudson, Wisconsin, were arrested for allegedly prostituting a missing woman on Backpage in Minnesota. The story of how …

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44-year-old Darryl Taylor of St. Paul, Minnesota, was recently charged with allegedly prostituting two adult women and a 17-year-old girl on Backpage. The 17-year-old was reportedly forced to have sex with 10 men a day for 3 days. Taylor is said to have kept the two adult women hooked on heroin and cocaine to keep …

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I swear I’m not cherry picking Snapchat stories that involve teachers. It’s just that the majority of Snapchat stories that reach my inbox deal with an inordinate amount of teachers. The teacher in question this time is 25-year-old Cody Woodrow Hansen who was a middle school teacher in Eagan, Minnesota. He’s been charged with allegedly …

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Minneapolis police say that registered sex offender Raymond Andrew Berg allegedly placed an ad on craigslist that seemed to be targeted to homeless or runaway girls. According to the criminal complaint, the Minneapolis Police Department got a tip about the ad on Saturday, Nov. 7, which said, “Homeless? Had a fight with parents or bf? …

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I originally posted about 58-year-old Donald Tisdale of Albertville, Minnesota, here. He was arrested earlier this year for soliciting sex from an underage girl on craigslist after posting an ad that said “Who’s playing hooky from school today???” Of course it was law enforcement that was actually responding to the ad. Back in July, Tisdale …

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27-year-old Alexander S. Nelson, of Minnesota, is accused of allegedly ‘having sex’ with several underage girls (child rape) in Minnesota and Wisconsin. His victims are said to be at least in the double digits. Authorities received a tip from the social networking and hook up site MeetMe that someone was posing as a teen in …

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43-year-old Corwin Thomas Moose (I can’t make this stuff up folks), of Maple Grove, Minnesota, has been recently arrested and charged with two counts of prostitution of a minor. A 16-year-old girl was allegedly advertising herself on Backpage for sex. I see that Backpage’s age verification process hasn’t changed at all, but I digress. Moose …

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Ever since To Catch A Predator started airing I would love the excuses the pervs would use when they got caught. The most popular one was “I was just going to hang out.” Right, a middle-aged man who IM’d an underage girl all about sex who brought condoms and wine coolers was just there to …

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Police say that 58-year-old Donald Tisdale of Albertville, Minnesota, posted the following ad on the casual encounters section of craigslist… “Who’s playing hooky from school today???” was posted in the casual encounters section on Monday, Feb. 23. The ad invited students who were home from school on President’s Day to contact the ad’s author to …

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